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    Sale 1940

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 551

    TWO MINTONS PÂTE-SUR-PÂTE 'PEACOCK-BLUE' VASES AND COVERS

    DATE CYPHERS FOR 1892 AND 1902, GILT CROWNED GLOBE AND IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARKS, EACH WITH VARIANT RETAILER'S LABELS FOR GILMAN COLLAMORE & CO., NEW YORK, SHAPED NO. 2969, ONE WITH A GILT PATTERN NO. NP.981, SIGNED AB AND LB FOR ALBOIN AND LAWRENCE BIRKS, RESPECTIVELY

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    TWO MINTONS PÂTE-SUR-PÂTE 'PEACOCK-BLUE' VASES AND COVERS
    Date cyphers for 1892 and 1902, gilt crowned globe and impressed uppercase marks, each with variant retailer's labels for Gilman Collamore & Co., New York, shaped no. 2969, one with a gilt pattern no. NP.981, signed AB and LB for Alboin and Lawrence Birks, respectively
    Each finely painted and hand-tooled in white slip with a scantily clad muse holding a lyre, one also with an olive branch, the reverse with a floral wreath of roses and convolvulus
    13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm.) high, approximately (4)


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    Provenance

    With Gilman Collamore & Co. (partial paper label to one)